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Vermont Railroads Collection

Contains items related to Vermont’s railroads and their history from Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives' collections of rare books, historical photos, and ephemera.

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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 232 is belching smoke and steam in front of the railroad station at St. Alban's, Vermont, as two men stand on the adjacent sidewalk. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Saint Albans, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Mailed to Mrs. Alma Notemyer in Jeffersonville, Vermont. Postmarked Oct. 4, 1908. Railroad station in St. Albans, Vermont, with two steam locomotives and a passenger car in front This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Saint Albans, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck on October 8, 1910 near Northfield, Vermont, showing Central Vermont locomotive and a Boston & Maine freight car #772 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Northfield, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 45 with tender with a boxcar and combination car at the Alburg railroad station. There is a baggage cart on the platform and a Central Vermont car on tracks on the other side of the station. The train is west bound and will soon be on the trestle to Rouses Point, New York. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Postcards
Two workmen are standing by several steam boilers close to a set of steps leading down to the quarry. A flatbed railroad car is on tracks close to the quarry, and there is a windowless shed to the left. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Marble industry and trade, West Rutland (Vt.), Postcards
Railroad station, with onlookers waiting in horse-drawn carriage, and dirt road insterecting rail lines, Danville, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Danville, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad station in Hardwick, Vermont, with several people on the platform and freight cars on the tracks. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Hardwick (Vt.), Postcards
Canadian National Railway Station in Island Pond, Vermont, with commercial buildings in background This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Island Pond, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger Derailed passenger cars partly submerged in the Winooski River at West Berlin, near Montpelier, Vermont. Accident caused by the Flood of 1927. Heavy duty railroad crane and locomotive with railroad cars are in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, West Berlin, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Railroad station at Bellows Falls, Vermont, with Boston and Maine Freight Office building on right and manually operated ball signal and signal tender's shack in center This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Bellows Falls, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Mailed from Hardwick, Vermont, to Mrs. W.A. Lasse, Barre, Vermont, on April 25, 1907. Scene of workers using machinery to clean up after a train wreck along the Lamoille River, with on car in the river, another overturned, and onlookers on bank above, Hardwick, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Hardwick (Vt.), Postcards
Railroad bridge over the Black River in Ludlow, Vermont, with steam locomotive on bridge This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Ludlow, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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18 pages. Pamphlet. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Rutland Railroad, Railroads, Rutland Railroad
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad tracks and ties over washed out bridge in Northfield, Vermont, during flood of November 3, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Northfield, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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A crowd of people is standing on the street in Montpelier, watching a fire at 22 Main Street, People's Clothing Store, now the site of the Drawing Board. There is a railroad crossing sign and a large bilboard advertising the Barnum and Bailey circus. The awning in front of one store says "Fruit & confectionery". Several firemen on a ladder are holding a fire hose going into a window on the top floor of the building with thick smoke pouring out of the top. circa 1905 This is a...
Topics: Fires, Montpelier (Vt.), Postcards
Train wreck, with "#707" on engine, and "Canadian National; C.N. 403632" on car, Jonesville, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Jonesville, Postcards
Mailed from Brandon, Vermont, to Mrs. A.L. Hennessy, Stamford, Connecticut. The Rutland Railroad bridge, also known as the East Shoreham Covered Railroad Bridge, crosses the Lemon Fair River and was built in 1897 on the Addison Branch of the Rutland Railroad This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Covered bridges, East Shoreham, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Railroad tracks and ties over washed out bridge in Northfield, Vermont, during flood of November 3, 1927
Topics: Northfield (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Railroad bridges, Vermont, Northfield
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Depot Square, with horse-drawn carriages, pedestrians, sign "Railroad crossing", and railroad station, Barre, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Barre (Vt.), Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Damaged railroad station and tracks at Proctor, Vermont, after flood of Nov. 4, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Proctor (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Submerged railroad tracks in 1909 near the crossing that goes to Haverhill, New Hampshire from Newbury, Vermont. Several people are standing on a handcar on the tracks. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
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Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Train wreckage on hill in Bellows Falls, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Bellows Falls, Postcards
Railroad station in Brattleboro, Vermont, with pedestrian bridge over tracks This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Brattleboro, Postcards
Large piles of cut marble slabs with railroad tracks running down the middle and cutting mills in the background. There are derrick cranes in the distance on the left and a church on top of a hill in the distance in the center. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Marble industry and trade, West Rutland (Vt.), Postcards
Piles of marble slabs surround several large buildings of the Vermont Marble Company in West Rutland, Vermont. There are also a steam locomotive and several flatbed railroad cars loaded with blocks of marble. There is a derrick crane and boom at the lower right and on the left side. Mount Hanley is in the distance. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Marble industry and trade, West Rutland (Vt.), Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 45 with coal car and freight cars
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
103 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
Side-by-side railroad bridge, covered bridge, and highway bridge over the river This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Brattleboro, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Printed by Byron Y. Miller, Bethel, VT Railroad station in White River Junction, Vermont, with tracks in foreground and manually operated ball signal and signal tender's shack in center. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, White River Junction, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad station in Proctor, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Proctor, Postcards
Railroad station in Newport, Vermont, with locomotive and cars on left and baggage and freight cars on right and a paddlewheel steamboat in the center background This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Newport (Vt.), Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 61 with coal car at roundhouse
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Damaged railroad tracks and derailed freight cars in Passumpsic, Vermont, after the flood of Nov. 4, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Passumpsic (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Postcards
933 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Law
188 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives.
Topics: Vermont Central Railroad, Railroads, Annual reports
Toppled railroad car and flooding at the railroad bridge in Newport, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger Flooded railroad yard in Brattleboro next to the Connecticut River in Vermont in the spring of 1936. Steam locomotives, freight cars and passenger cars are in the south yard looking north. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Montpelier, Vermont, with collapsed railroad bridge and locomotive partly in the river This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Montpelier (Vt.), Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Toppled railroad car and flooding at the railroad bridge in Newport, Vermont
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad station, with passengers waiting outside, train car reads "Rutland", crate "National Biscuit Company", Bennington, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Bennington (Vt.), Postcards
The largest pile of marble blocks in the world appears on the far side of railroad tracks in West Rutland, with mountains in the distance. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Marble industry and trade, West Rutland (Vt.), Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river on the left is the Winooski This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Railroad tracks and cut stone tunnel and wooden pedestrian stairs to road in Newbury, Vermont This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroads, Newbury, Postcards
Printed in Frankfort, Germany. Postmarked Nov. 11, 1907. Mailed to Mrs. Libbie D. Farrar in Warrensburgh, NY by Mrs. G. J. Hayles of 157 Ivy St. in Rutland. Railroad bridge over the falls in Center Rutland, Vermont, with locomotive and passenger cars on the bridge This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Center Rutland, Postcards
Railroad station with rail car "Rutland 252", Bristol, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Bristol, Postcards
Addressed to Ella M. Brown, Jericho, Vt., with three postmarks dated July 3, 1907 from Bristol (Transit), Starksboro, and Jericho. Signed by Mr. Frank M.Stokes, Starksboro, Vermont The end of a Rutland Railroad passenger car partly obscures the railroad station in Bristol, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Bristol, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Title assigned by cataloger Railroad station in Burlington, Vermont, with trolley car and horse-drawn carriages in front This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Burlington (Vt.), Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. Engineer was Harry Palmer and locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Vermont Railway locomotive 301 on turntable at Burlington yard with onlookers.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Burlington, Turntables (Railroads), Vermont, Burlington
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Train wreck at Williams River on March 14, 1920 near Bellows Falls, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Bellows Falls, Postcards
Washed out railroad bridge over the Otter Creek. Though labelled "Proctor, Vermont" this image appears to have been taken at Mead's Falls in Central Rutland, about 4 miles south of Proctor. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
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Topics: Railroad bridges, Proctor (Vt.), Postcards, Rutland (Vt.)
299 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
12 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College
Topics: Rutland & Burlington Railroad, Railroads, Railroads
Exterior view of the Woodbury Granite Co. buildings in Bethel, Vermont, with railroad tracks in the foreground and wooded hills in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Bethel (Vt.), Buildings, structures, etc., Postcards
Mailed to Mr. Harold Grover, Mayfield, New York. Electric street-railroad car station, with car at right, Fair Haven, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Street-railroads, Fair Haven, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. Engineer was Harry Palmer. Locomotive was #232. Three fatalities including a 3 month-old infant. Approximately 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
69 pages. Includes maps of Vermont. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Montpelier, Vermont, with collapsed railroad bridge and locomotive partly submerged in the river. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Montpelier (Vt.), Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
53 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Damaged C. P. R. Depot, Passumpsic, Vermont, after the flood of Nov. 4, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Passumpsic (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Postcards
475 pages. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Montpelier, Vermont, with collapsed railroad bridge and locomotive partly in the river, with onlookers on both river banks and homes in the background. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Montpelier (Vt.), Postcards
Printed in Frankfort, Germany Railroad station in Newport, Vermont, with the paddlewheel boat Lady Lake in the background This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Newport (Vt.), Postcards
307 pages. Includes map of Vermont. This is a digitized version of the original book in the Vermont Collection at Middlebury College.
Topics: Railroads, Railroad commission, Annual reports
Title supplied by cataloger Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river in the background is the Winooski This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Washed out river bank and railroad tracks in Wells River, Vermont, after flood of Nov. 4, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Wells River (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Postcards
Railroad station in Greensboro, Vermont, for the St. Johnsbury & Lake Champlain Railroad This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Greensboro (Vt.), Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Damaged railroad tracks and washed out railroad bridge in Passumpsic, Vermont, in flood of Nov. 4, 1927 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Passumpsic (Vt.), Flood, 1927, Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Buildings and facilities of the Vermont Marble Company in Proctor, Vermont, with many slabs of marble on the grounds and several railroad tracks, with box cars on the tracks. Sign "Vermont Marble Co." is on top of a building on the left. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Marble industry and trade, Vermont, Postcards
Title supplied by cataloger Twisted railroad bridge with wrecked locomotive on its side and a heavy duty crane in the background. A crowd of onlookers stands nearby. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Montpelier (Vt.), Postcards
Early Vermont Postcards Collection
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Postmarked Oct. 3, 1923. Mailed to B. W. Livingston, 212 Charleston Block, Watertown, NY Train wreck on Sept. 23, 1925 with locomotive on its side and several freight cars jackknifed. Postmarked Oct. 3, 1923 This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Postcards
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Northern Vermont Railroad locomotive 50 pulling two Bangor & Arostook Railroad passenger cars and additional passenger cars during a 470 trip in Newport, Vermont in September 1997.
Topics: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company, Locomotives, Vermont
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
Vermont Railroads Collection
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Railroad tracks and cut stone tunnel and wooden pedestrian stairs to road in Newbury, Vermont
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Newbury
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Street view of Grand Trunk Railroad station, Island Pond, Vermont. This is a scanned copy of the original postcard at Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives, Middlebury, VT.
Topics: Railroad stations, Island Pond, Postcards